[ 2 syll. pat-sy, pa-tsy ] The baby girl name Patsy is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced PAETSiy- †. Patsy's language of origin is Latin. It is predominantly used in English and Latin. Patsy is a familiar form of the English, Portuguese, and Spanish Patricia.
Patsy is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1936, 0.389% of baby girls were named Patsy. It was #52 in rank then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Patsy, Patricia was the most popular. Though there were times from 1903 to 1922 when more boys than baby girls were given the name Patsy, the name is today more frequently used for baby girls. In 1949, 68 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Patsy.
† Pronunciation for Patsy: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Patsy is Country Singer, Patsy Cline, born Virginia Patterson Hensley 8 September 1932 - 5 March 1963, Winchester, Virginia.